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Claire's Choice: on an autumnal theme!

As the mornings grow colder and squirrels are to be seen hoarding conkers for the winter, what better for “Claire’s Choice” than to highlight two songs in the Jerwood Library collection celebrating the venerable chestnut tree. 416 more words

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Expat Update: September 2016

Another month gone already!  Here I’ll be looking back on what I’ve been up to this month, the places I’ve been, the highs and lows, life as a Brit in the States and other random things I’m finding interesting this month! 1,224 more words


James' Choice: Antonio de Almeida's score of Iannis Xenakis' Metastasis

This month the library item I’ve decided to highlight is the score for Iannis Xenakis’ (1922-2001) Metastasis from the printed music collection of the conductor… 740 more words

Ambroise Paré on gunshot wounds (Item of the Month)

By Lisa O’Sullivan, Director, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health

The August item of the month is Ambroise Paré’s (1510 –1590) Les Oeuvres… 1,091 more words


Item of the Month: Stanley Black’s film music for "The Young Ones" starring Cliff Richard

This summer’s Item of the Month features items from our Stanley Black archive relating to his music for the Cliff Richard film The Young Ones… 191 more words

Item of the Month: May 2016

Though it may seem surprising to us now, Richard Strauss’s symphonic poem Also Sprach Zarathustra op.30 caused a great deal of controversy when it premiered in 1896. 291 more words

Item of the month: Autograph Manuscript of 'Fragment for Harold Rutland' by Sorabji

March’s item of the month is the autograph manuscripts of Fragment for Harold Rutland by Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (1892-1988). Sorabji was a composer, pianist and music critic best known for his enormously long and complex piano works such as… 576 more words